Monthly Archives: November 2011

Give A Binkie This Holiday

If you have any new babies in the family this holiday season, here’s one gift idea – handmade Binkie Quilts. These cute and cuddling blankets are perfect for newborns and toddlers alike and they are environmentally friendly. The quilts were one … Continue reading

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KW|AG Director Interviewed by New York Magazine

Hundreds of thousands of Toronto and area residents, tourists, students and artists took in the 6th Annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche last month.  The all-night contemporary art event, held on October 1, saw the city decked out in large commissioned conceptual installations … Continue reading

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Kissick Opens in Grande Prairie

KW|AG curator Crystal Mowry just arrived back from Grande Prairie, Alberta this weekend after travelling there to oversee the installation of A Nervous Decade, the Gallery’s touring exhibition of paintings by artist John Kissick. The trip coincided with some frosty … Continue reading

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Girl Geeks Dine at KW|AG

By Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs This past Tuesday night, KW|AG hosted the November edition of the Girl Geeks KW Dinner with guest speaker Jen Jenson. Jen chatted with us about the ins and outs of girls and the … Continue reading

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What Are Those Shoes Doing on the Table!?

KW|AG held its first Teacher Kit Workshop of the school year this month. School Program Coordinator Kate Carder-Thomspon led the group in a basic drawing class.   The Workshop was aimed at boosting the confidence of those teachers feeling reluctant … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

Canadians all across the country will take part in Remembrance Day ceremonies at civic centres, war memorials and other public spaces today. As we remember today the more than 100,000 Canadians who have died in military service, we are reminded … Continue reading

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Tanya Tanya Bobanga!

Welcome Tanya to the Gallery! She is an Early Childhood Education student at Conestoga College who is doing her placement with us. Tanya has been at the Gallery since September and is working with our School Programs Coordinator Kate to … Continue reading

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Why I Love Doing What I Do

Bill Slavin, illustrator of The Farm Team  – the 2011 Let’s Read book choice, was at the Gallery last week to present a talk with some school groups from the region. For our latest entry, Bill also agreed to share … Continue reading

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Generosity Two-Fold

The Gallery’s annual Black & Gold Gala was a huge success. The event, which helps us raise money for exhibitions, public programming and other events at KW|AG was made possible in large part because of the generosity of our sponsors … Continue reading

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KW|AG is Buzzing with Activity!

By Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs Today, we invited Bill Slavin to the Gallery, illustrator for this year’s Let’s Read! selection, The Farm Team (author, Linda Bailey).  For more on Let’s Read! activities, click here > and for more … Continue reading

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